Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

The privilege is great from every point of view. First of all, because the Jews were entrusted with God's truth.

New American Standard Bible

Great in every respect. First of all, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

King James Version

Much every way: chiefly, because that unto them were committed the oracles of God.

Holman Bible

Considerable in every way. First, they were entrusted with the spoken words of God.

International Standard Version

There are all kinds of advantages! First of all, the Jews have been entrusted with the utterances of God.

A Conservative Version

Much every way. First, because they were indeed entrusted with the oracles of God.

American Standard Version

Much every way: first of all, that they were intrusted with the oracles of God.

Amplified

Great in every respect. To begin with, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God [His very words].

An Understandable Version

Much in every way! First of all, the Jews were entrusted with the messages of God [i.e., their prophets received divine revelations].

Anderson New Testament

Much in every respect; but chiefly that the oracles of God were intrusted to them.

Bible in Basic English

Much in every way: first of all because the words of God were given to them.

Common New Testament

Much in every way! To begin with, they are entrusted with the oracles of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

much every way: chiefly, because they were intrusted with the oracles of God.

Darby Translation

Much every way: and first, indeed, that to them were entrusted the oracles of God.

Godbey New Testament

Much every way. For indeed, in the first place, the oracles of God were committed unto them.

Goodspeed New Testament

A great deal, from every point of view. In the first place, the Jews were intrusted with the utterances of God.

John Wesley New Testament

Much every way; chiefly in that they were intrusted with the oracles of God.

Julia Smith Translation

Much according to every manner: for truly first were they trusted with the oracles of God.

King James 2000

Much every way: chiefly, because unto them were committed the oracles of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Much in every way. For first, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Modern King James verseion

Much, by every way! Chiefly, indeed, because they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Surely, very much. First: unto them was committed the word of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Much in every way. This to begin with ??Jews were entrusted with the scriptures of God.

Montgomery New Testament

Much in every way. First of all, because to them were entrusted the oracles of God.

NET Bible

Actually, there are many advantages. First of all, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God.

New Heart English Bible

Much in every way. Because first of all, they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Noyes New Testament

Great, every way. In the first place, because they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Sawyer New Testament

Much in every way. For first, indeed, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Much, every way: - First, indeed, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Much in every view: the principal one indeed is, that the oracles of God were entrusted to them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Great in every way. First of all, because the Jews were entrusted with God's utterances.

Webster

Much every way: chiefly, because that to them were committed the oracles of God.

Williams New Testament

They are great from every point of view. In the first place, the Jews are entrusted with the utterances of God.

World English Bible

Much in every way! Because first of all, they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Worrell New Testament

Much every way: first, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Worsley New Testament

Much, every way: chiefly, because they were intrusted with the oracles of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

much in every way; for first, indeed, that they were intrusted with the oracles of God;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

way
τρόπος 
Tropos 
as Trans, even as 9 9, way, means, even as 9, in like manner as 9, manner, conversation
Usage: 11

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

the oracles
λόγιον 
Logion 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 3:2

Images Romans 3:2

Prayers for Romans 3:2

Context Readings

Jews Still Have An Advantage

1 What special privilege, then, has a Jew? Or what benefit is to be derived from circumcision? 2 The privilege is great from every point of view. First of all, because the Jews were entrusted with God's truth. 3 For what if some Jews have proved unfaithful? Shall their faithlessness render God's faithfulness worthless?


Cross References

Acts 7:38

This is he who was among the Congregation in the Desert, together with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai and with our forefathers, who received ever-living utterances to hand on to us.

Acts 7:38-20

This is he who was among the Congregation in the Desert, together with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai and with our forefathers, who received ever-living utterances to hand on to us.

Romans 9:4

To them belongs recognition as God's sons, and they have His glorious Presence and the Covenants, and the giving of the Law, and the Temple service, and the ancient Promises.

Hebrews 5:12

For although, considering the long time you have been believers, you ought now to be teachers of others, you really need some one to teach you over again the very rudiments of the truths of God, and you have come to require milk instead of solid food.

1 Peter 4:11

If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

1 Peter 4:11-8

If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

1 Peter 4:11-14

If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

1 Peter 4:11-7

If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

1 Peter 4:11

If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

1 Peter 4:11

If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

1 Peter 4:11-12

If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

1 Peter 4:11

If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

Luke 16:29-31

"'They have Moses and the Prophets,' replied Abraham; 'let them hear them.'

John 5:39

"You search the Scriptures, because you suppose that in them you will find the Life of the Ages; and it is those Scriptures that yield testimony concerning me;

Romans 1:2

which God had already promised through His Prophets in Holy Writ, concerning His Son,

Romans 2:18

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Romans 3:3

For what if some Jews have proved unfaithful? Shall their faithlessness render God's faithfulness worthless?

Romans 11:1-2

I ask then, Has God cast off His People? No, indeed. Why, I myself am an Israelite, of the posterity of Abraham and of the tribe of Benjamin.

Romans 11:15-23

For if their having been cast aside has carried with it the reconciliation of the world, what will their being accepted again be but Life out of death?

Romans 11:28-29

In relation to the Good News, the Jews are God's enemies for your sakes; but in relation to God's choice they are dearly loved for the sake of their forefathers.

1 Corinthians 9:17

And if I preach willingly, I receive my wages; but if against my will, a stewardship has nevertheless been entrusted to me.

2 Corinthians 5:19

We are to tell how God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not charging men's transgressions to their account, and that He has entrusted to us the Message of this reconciliation.

Galatians 2:7

Indeed, when they saw that I was entrusted with the preaching of the Good News to the Gentiles as Peter had been with that to the Jews--

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timothy, guard the truths entrusted to you, shunning irreligious and frivolous talk, and controversy with what is falsely called 'knowledge';

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from infancy you have known the sacred writings which are able to make you wise to obtain salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

2 Peter 1:19-21

And in the written word of prophecy we have something more permanent; to which you do well to pay attention--as to a lamp shining in a dimly-lighted place--until day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he exclaimed, "Oh, do not do that. I am a fellow bondservant of yours and a fellow bondservant of your brethren who have borne testimony to Jesus. Worship God." Testimony to Jesus is the spirit which underlies Prophecy.

Revelation 22:6

And he said to me, "These words are trustworthy and true; and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the Prophets, sent His angel to make known to His servants the things which must soon happen.

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